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Table 2 Baseline data on antimicrobial soap consumption among 332 long-term care facilities (LTCFs) stratified by types of settings, Hungary, 2013

From: Use of hand hygiene agents as a surrogate marker of compliance in Hungarian long-term care facilities: first nationwide survey

Type of LTCF Number of LTCFs n (%) Number of healthcare workers (HCWs) Annual consumption of antimicrobial soap in litres Distribution of antimicrobial soap consumption, mL/HCWs per day
Median (IQR) Median (IQR) 10th percentile Median 90th percentile
General nursing homes 259 (78) 18.0 (22–166) 50.0 (0–1200) 0.6 12.1 32.6
LTCFs for the physically disabled people 40 (12) 51.0 (5–136) 77.5 (0–1680) 2.2 9.8 26.3
Psychiatric LTCFs 19 (5.7) 40.0 (12–310) 120.0 (12–300) 1.4 13.9 39.1
Rehabilitation centres 2 (0.6) 23.5 (5–42) 21.5 (0–43) 0 0.1
Other LTCFs 12 (3.6) 9.0 (5–30) 42.0 (5–200) 0.3 16.8 59.5
Total 332 20.0 (22–310) 60 (0–1680) 0.7 12.1 32.8